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[movies]Postoperative dressings - Wellcome Library
This is a sales film highlighting the many uses of Elastoplast in medicine. The film indicates that there was an accompanying publication. There are six titles in the series. This is the third, and shows how to apply Elastoplast to various post-operative wounds. 1 segment.
Keywords: Bandages; Medical sciences; Bandages; Doctors
Downloads: 40
[movies]Varicose conditions - Wellcome Library
This is a sales film highlighting the many uses of Elastoplast in medicine. The film indicates that there was an accompanying publication. There are six titles in the series. This is the first, and deals with varicose ailments such as injection punctures and different types of ulcer. 3 segments.
Keywords: Ulcer; Bandages; Medical sciences; Ulcer; Bandages; Doctors
Downloads: 45
[movies]Five male acrobats - Wellcome Library
Shows acrobats somersaulting, balancing etc. in order to demonstrate the action of muscles and functions of the locomotor system. 3 segments.
Keywords: Anatomy; UK; Anatomy; Medical sciences; Anatomy; Medical
Downloads: 214
[movies]Living anatomical model - Wellcome Library
This film acts as a demonstration of the action of muscles, vertebral column, hip and shoulder joints in living subject. 3 segments
Keywords: Anatomy; Muscles; Medical sciences; Anatomy; Muscles; Medical
Downloads: 554
[movies]Injuries major and minor - Wellcome Library
This is a sales film highlighting the many uses of Elastoplast in medicine. The film indicates that there was an accompanying publication. There are six titles in the series this is the second. The treatment of various minor injuries is described and demonstrated finger wounds, chillblains, scalp injures, post-operative incisions and head injuries, abrasions and gravel rash. 1 segment.
Keywords: Wounds and Injuries; Medical sciences; Wounds and Injuries; Doctors
Downloads: 59
[movies]Reduction and treatment of a fractured finger - Wellcome Library
Application of wire splint in hyper-extension under local anaesthesia. Reduction of fracture by bending splint. X-ray pictures before and after reduction. 1 segment.
Keywords: Orthopedics; Finger Injuries; Medical sciences; Orthopedics; Finger Injuries; Doctors
Downloads: 62
[movies]Silas Mainville Burroughs : the missing story - Wellcome Library
An overview of the life and work of Silas Mainville Burroughs (1847-1895), pharmacist and co-founder of the Burroughs Wellcome pharmaceutical company. Based on the Burroughs family papers formerly in the possession of Richard and Joan Stillwell, of Finchampstead, Berks., now held in the Contemporary Medical Archives Centre of the Wellcome Library for the History and Understanding of Medicine, London...
Keywords: Drug Industry -- history; Medical sciences; Drug Industry -- history; Medical
Downloads: 46
[movies]Fracture of the neck of the femur treated with a Smith Petersen nail - Wellcome Library
Shows the correct treatment for a fracture of the neck of the femur. A radiograph shows typical features, the patient is prepared and spinal anaesthesia is applied. The fracture is reduced by flexion verticle traction, internal rotation and extension. A radiograph shows the reduction and line of the femur. Various patients are shown. 3 segments.
Keywords: Femoral Fractures; Orthopedics; Medical sciences; Femoral Fractures; Orthopedics; Doctors
Downloads: 110 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]Reduction and treatment of a fracture of middle or proximal end of the humerus - Wellcome Library
The film depicts the standard method of using Cramer wire to make abduction splints. 1 segment.
Keywords: Orthopedics; Humerus -- injuries; Medical sciences; Orthopedics; Humerus -- injuries; Doctors
Downloads: 58 4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies]Reduction and treatment of a fracture of the calcaneus - Wellcome Library
Short black and white silent film showing the method of treatment for a fracture of the os calcis (heel bone) by the insertion of pins and use of screw traction and special wire. Correction of angulation and shortening is shown as is the application of plaster. X-rays before and after reduction reveal the effectiveness of the treatment. 2 segments.
Keywords: Orthopedics; Calcaneus -- injuries; Medical sciences; Orthopedics; Calcaneus -- injuries; Doctors
Downloads: 63 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]Sir Robert Jones - Wellcome Library
Prof. Bryan McFarlane and Sir Harry Platt hold a conversation about Sir Robert Jones, the pioneering orthopaedic surgeon. 3 segments.
Keywords: Medicine -- History; Orthopedics; Medical sciences; Medicine -- History; Orthopedics; Doctors
Downloads: 75 4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies]Reduction and treatment of fracture of the clavicle - Wellcome Library
A black and white, silent film showing the reduction of a fracture by abduction of the shoulder girdle from the chest, under local anaesthesia. A clavicle splint is applied. X-ray pictures before and after reduction are shown and movement is free after four weeks. 1 segment.
Keywords: Orthopedics; Clavicle -- injuries; Medical sciences; Orthopedics; Clavicle -- injuries; Surgeons
Downloads: 86 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]The story of the Wellcome Foundation Ltd - Wellcome Library
This film sets the origins and growth for the Wellcome Foundation Ltd. and the Wellcome Trust in the context of the life and work of Henry S. Wellcome (1853-1936). After briefly describing his early life and adventures, the foundation of Burroughs Wellcome and Co. in 1880, and Wellcome's decision to make Britain rather than the U.S. his permanent base, the film goes on to examine each of his three main areas of activity in more detail: (1) The worldwide commercial expansion of Burroughs Wellcome...
Keywords: Wellcome Foundation Ltd; Charities -- history; Medical sciences; Charities -- history; Medical
Downloads: 52
[movies]Acute appendicitis - Wellcome Library
The story of a case prepared for lay audiences. Description of appendix general symptoms progress of appendicitis. 2 segments.
Keywords: Appendicitis; Appendix; Human physiology; Medical sciences; Appendicitis; Appendix; Medical
Downloads: 303
[movies]Acute appendicitis - Wellcome Library
Shows surgery to treat acute appendicitis including the use of the McBurney incision. Advice is given on the treatment of advanced cases and their complications. 4 segments.
Keywords: Appendix; Appendicitis; Appendectomy; Surgery; Medical sciences; Appendix; Appendicitis; Appendectomy; Surgeons
Downloads: 1,347
[movies]First aid, life saving and resuscitation - Wellcome Library
A demonstration of the approaches and holds used in the rescue of swimmers. Method of resuscitation and the use of the inhaler in case of gas poisoning. 3 segments.
Keywords: Resuscitation; Drowning; Swimming; Medical sciences; Resuscitation; Drowning; Medical
Downloads: 297
[movies]Plaster bandage technique : Part 2 - Wellcome Library
Shows in outline the preparation of padded plasters of the lower limbs. 2 segments.
Keywords: Orthopedics; Bandages; Hip; Medical sciences; Orthopedics; Bandages; Hip; Nurses. Doctors
Downloads: 346
[movies]Posture - Wellcome Library
This film highlights the principles of good posture, both standing and sitting, and the effect of posture on physique. The film consists of short sequences of young men in contemporary sports attire, standing or sitting against a dark background. Occasionally animated drawings are used to highlight the skeleton or muscle groups. Intertitles describe the aspects of each pose which are considered to be indicative of good posture, and which of bad...
Keywords: Orthopedics; Posture; Medical sciences; Orthopedics; Posture; Medical students. Medical
Downloads: 270 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]Suprapubic cystectotomy : McGowan Parker technique - Wellcome Library
A record of an operation to treat an unspecified bladder problem in a female patient. The abdomen and bladder are incised and a catheter is inserted. 2 segments.
Keywords: Cystectomy; Urinary Bladder; Surgery; Medical sciences; Cystectomy; Urinary Bladder; Surgeons
Downloads: 63
[movies]Plaster bandage technique : Part 1 - Wellcome Library
Shows in outline the preparation of padded plasters of the lower limbs. 2 segments.
Keywords: Orthopedics; Bandages; Leg; Medical sciences; Orthopedics; Bandages; Leg; Nurses. Doctors
Downloads: 130 4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies]Technique of intravenous injection of Stabilarsan - Wellcome Library
Intravenous injection given with patient recumbent. Demonstration of type of syringe used - equipment on trolley and examination of ampoule of Stabilarsan and injection of patient. 2 segments.
Keywords: Injections; Arsphenamine; Medical sciences; Injections; Arsphenamine; Nurses. Medical students
Downloads: 545
[movies]Talk about insulin - Wellcome Library
Dr Liston interviews two specialists of the day Prof. Charles H. Best of Toronto and Dr. R. D. Lawrence of London. Prof. Best discovered insulin alongside Dr. Frederick Banting, and Dr. Lawrence was one of the first diabetics to receive insulin. He went on to research diabetes and insulin in his medical career. 2 segments.
Keywords: Diabetes; Medicine -- History; Insulin; Medical sciences; Diabetes; Medicine -- History; Insulin; Doctors
Downloads: 85
[movies]Effective burn treatment - Wellcome Library
Shows the treatment on a male pilot who sustained burns in a plane crash. Operative procedure on third degree burns: application of Terramycin to prevent infection during skin grafting on arms and legs. The process of the treatment is followed. 2 segments.
Keywords: Surgery, Plastic; Burns; Skin Transplantation; Medical sciences; Surgery, Plastic; Burns; Skin Transplantation; Junior doctors
Downloads: 134
[movies]Technique of taking blood specimen for serological test - Wellcome Library
Shows the preparation of the syringe exclusion of spirit or antiseptic. A fully equipped trolley is displayed. The position of the patient and the preparation of the arm are highlighted. 1 segment.
Keywords: Hematology; Serologic Tests; Blood; Medical sciences; Hematology; Serologic Tests; Blood; Medical students. Nurses
Downloads: 148
[movies]Syringomyelia - Wellcome Library
Film of treatment of syringomyelia (disorder in which a cyst or cavity forms within the spinal cord). Two operation sequences, each showing exposure of cervical spinal cord, aspiration of syringomyelic cavity, longitudinal division of the cord and closure of dura. Also shows the post-operative condition of several patients. 2 segments.
Keywords: Orthopedics -- surgery; Spinal Cord; Syringomyelia -- surgery; Surgery; Medical sciences; Orthopedics -- surgery; Spinal Cord; Syringomyelia -- surgery; Surgeons
Downloads: 81
[movies]Proud years - Wellcome Library
A film which shows how practical steps can be taken to encourage old people to lead useful lives despite old age, illness or injury. The film begins with a series of elderly people describing their active lives. The film shows the case study of Mrs Lewis, partially paralysed by a stroke, and how she becomes more active again. Other elderly people are shown and it is pointed out that having a strong will and a desire to fight to recover are two of the most important factors in keeping an elderly ...
Keywords: Physical Therapy Modalities; Stroke; Rehabilitation; Geriatrics; Geriatrics; Medical sciences; Physical Therapy Modalities; Stroke; Rehabilitation; Geriatrics; Medical
Downloads: 105
[movies]Control of bleeding - Wellcome Library
This black and white, silent film shows the movements of blood circulation and demonstrates pictorially how a haemorrhage can be brought under control by pressure over the wound and pressure points. 2 segments.
Keywords: Emergency Medicine; Hemorrhage; Blood; Medical sciences; Emergency Medicine; Hemorrhage; Blood; Medical students
Downloads: 180
[movies]A question of balance - Wellcome Library
Proper feeding is vital to successful livestock control. This film explains the role of nurtition science in ensuring balanced diet, increased animal food production and efficient livestock management in the rearing of cattle, poultry and pigs. 4 segments.
Keywords: Nutrition; Food; Animal Feed; Medical sciences; Animals; Animal nutrition; Nutrition; Food; Animal Feed; Veterinary medicine
Downloads: 112
[movies]The romance of orthopaedic development - Wellcome Library
Sir Henry (or Harry) Platt talks to Dr R. Prosper Liston, Chairman of the BMA Film Committee, about his career spanning orthopaedic and casualty surgery and reviews the progress made. 2 segments.
Keywords: Medicine -- History; Fractures -- history; Orthopedics; Medical sciences; Medicine -- History; Fractures -- history; Orthopedics; Doctors
Downloads: 56
[movies]Aseptic closure of a caecostomy stoma - Wellcome Library
This surgical demonstration of the aseptic closure of a caescostomy stoma (artificial opening on abdomen to collect waste) includes shots of the skin incised, the stoma closed, the caecum free from skin, the bowel double clamped, the redundant portion excised, the cut crushed edge sutured, invaginating sutures and the closure of the abdomen. 2 segments.
Keywords: Colon; Colon -- surgery; Cecum -- surgery; Surgery; Medical sciences; Colon; Colon -- surgery; Cecum -- surgery; Surgeons
Downloads: 294
[movies]Cholecystectomy - Wellcome Library
A straightforward account of the operative techniques involved in surgery to remove the gallbladder. Upon exploration of the patient's abdomen, the appendix is also removed. 5 segments.
Keywords: Cholecystectomy; Gallbladder; General Surgery; Surgery; Medical sciences; Cholecystectomy; Gallbladder; General Surgery; Surgeons
Downloads: 199
[movies]Development of a bird embryo - Wellcome Library
A review of the surface of the developing bird, with shots of the blood system under the microscope. Diagrams explain the development of the chick embryo. Techniques of dissection and observation are shown. We see the appearance of the bird at 1.5, 2.5, 3, 5, 6, and 8 days 1 day before hatching. The formation of membranes is also shown. 3 segments.
Keywords: Embryology; Birds -- embryology; Embryos; Medical sciences; Embryology; Birds -- embryology; Medical students
Downloads: 1,133
[movies]Hinged graft for depressed nasal bridge - Wellcome Library
Demonstration of operation for restoring nasal bridge with cartilage graft. Spare cartilage stored subcutaneously in abdominal wall. View of completed nose. Testing support of the tip. 4 segments.
Keywords: Nose -- surgery; Nasal Bone; Rhinoplasty; Surgery; Medical sciences; Nose -- surgery; Nasal Bone; Rhinoplasty; Surgeons
Downloads: 110
[movies]Introduction to acute inflammation - Wellcome Library
Comprehensive presentation of the simple phenomena and pathology of inflammation. Designed for showing at the end of the clinical students first lecture on the subject. 3 segments.
Keywords: Pathology; Inflammation; Furunculosis; Suppuration; Medical sciences; Pathology; Inflammation; Furunculosis; Suppuration; Medical students
Downloads: 304
[movies]Radical mastoid operation - Wellcome Library
Shows step-by-step an operation carried out for the relief of chronic middle ear suppuration of many years standing caused by a mastoid process of the dense acellular type. 3 segments.
Keywords: Ear, Middle -- surgery; Mastoid; Surgery; Medical sciences; Ear, Middle -- surgery; Mastoid; Surgeons
Downloads: 164
[movies]Diagnosis and treatment of infections of the hand - Wellcome Library
A demonstration of the surgical anatomy of the infected hand. Diagrams of sections and surface anatomy show the important features. 7 segments.
Keywords: Anatomy; Communicable Diseases; Hand; Anatomy; Medical sciences; Anatomy; Communicable Diseases; Hand; Doctors. Surgeons
Downloads: 109
[movies]Skin conditions - Wellcome Library
This is a sales film highlighting the many uses of Elastoplast in medicine. The film indicates that there was an accompanying publication. There are six titles in the series. This is the fourth. Various skin ailments are shown, and treatment is described and demonstrated. Before and after treatment shots are shown. The treatment of impetigo, bed sores, boils and warts is discussed. 1 segment.
Keywords: Skin; Skin Diseases; Dermatology; Medical sciences; Skin; Skin Diseases; Dermatology; Doctors
Downloads: 105
[movies]Exterpation of a splenic tumor - Wellcome Library
A straightforward record of the operative removal of an enlarged spleen. 1 segment.
Keywords: Spleen; Splenic Neoplasms -- surgery; General Surgery; Surgery; Medical sciences; Spleen; Splenic Neoplasms -- surgery; General Surgery; Surgeons
Downloads: 311
[movies]The development of endotracheal anaesthesia - Wellcome Library
Sir Ivan Magill discusses endotracheal anaesthesia with Dr. Cyril Scurr. Sir Ivan describes why he decided to devote himself to anaesthetics and how he began to develop this particular technique. 2 segments.
Keywords: Medicine -- History; Anesthesia; Medical sciences; Medicine -- History; Anesthesia; Health care personnel
Downloads: 87
[movies]Vision : the structure of the eye - Wellcome Library
A propaganda film to encourage care of eyesight. The structure of the eye is shown though models and diagrams and an outline of eye defects and their correction is given. 1 segment.
Keywords: Eye; Ophthalmology; Myopia; Hyperopia; Medical sciences; Ophthalmology; Eyesight; Eye; Ophthalmology; Myopia; Hyperopia; Medical
Downloads: 481
[movies]The human factor - Wellcome Library
This film is about how accidents in the workplace might occur. In the form of a semi-dramatic reconstruction, narrated by Maurice Denham, we see how a factory worker, Stan Berry, becomes the victim of a serious accident while at work. We arrive at the scene of the accident, an industrial work place with stacks of oil drums at the same time as the ambulance. The following sequences explore how the accident happened and who is to blame...
Keywords: Accidents, Occupational; Health education; Medical sciences; Safety education; Occupational safety; Health services; Accidents, Occupational; Medical
Downloads: 1,475 5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]Treatment of varicose veins and their complications - Wellcome Library
Demonstrates methods of treating varicose conditions of the leg. Daily varicose vein clinic. Selection of cases for bandaging and/or ligature. Ligature of internal and external saphenous veins. Bandaging clinic. 7 segments.
Keywords: Varicose Veins; Cardiology; Human physiology; Medical sciences; Varicose Veins; Cardiology; Medical students
Downloads: 74
[movies]Diphtheria - Wellcome Library
A film showing the outstanding features of the campaign against diphtheria - includes diagrams detailing how the condition affects the body and footage of children with the disease being treated in hospital. 3 segments.
Keywords: Diphtheria; Communicable Diseases; Pediatrics; Pediatrics; Medical sciences; Diphtheria; Communicable Diseases; Pediatrics; Health care personnel
Downloads: 246
[movies]Full circle - Wellcome Library
Referred to as a 'spoken film' in the opening credits, this is an animated film which looks quite dramatically at the origins of human civilisation, the development of city living and the possibility of over-population in the future leading to the collapse of civilsed life. Narration is provided by Ian Richardson, Nancy Marchand, Earle Hyman, Carlos Montalban and Maya Chadda. 3 segments.
Keywords: Family Planning Services; Contraception; Medical Sciences; Public health; Family Planning Services; Contraception; Medical
Downloads: 1,251
[movies]Technique of the radical abdomino-perineal (Miles's) operation - Wellcome Library
A step by step account and full surgical demonstration of the abdomino-perineal technique pioneered by W. E. Miles. The intertitles provide very technical and detailed explanations of the steps of the procedure that results in a cancerous tumour being removed. 6 segments.
Keywords: Rectal Neoplasms; Colorectal Surgery; Rectum; Surgery; Medical sciences; Rectal Neoplasms; Colorectal Surgery; Rectum; Surgeons
Downloads: 2,039
[movies]Partial gastroectomy under local anaesthesia - Wellcome Library
The technique of abdominal field block and splanchnic block are shown in detail and illustrated by an operation for cancer of the stomach in a 65-year-old woman with a large pyloric carcinoma. 5 segments.
Keywords: Abdominal Neoplasms; Anesthesia; Procaine; Surgery; Medical sciences; Abdominal Neoplasms; Anesthesia; Procaine; Surgeons. Anaesthetists
Downloads: 138
[movies]Thoracoplasty : Part 2 - Wellcome Library
The second of two films recording a surgical thoracoplasty (the removal of ribs) to treat scoliosis. 1 segment.
Keywords: Thoracoplasty; Respiratory System; Ribs -- surgery; Scoliosis; Surgery; Medical sciences; Thoracoplasty; Respiratory System; Ribs -- surgery; Scoliosis; Surgeons
Downloads: 390
[movies]Osteoplastic craniotomy - Wellcome Library
A step by step account of this operative procedure to examine the patient's brain for evidence of a tumour. A circle of skull is removed using specialised equipment, the brain examined, the bone flap replaced, and the patient is seen in bed at the end of the procedure. 4 segments.
Keywords: Neurology -- surgery; Craniotomy; Brain; Medical sciences; Surgery; Neurology; Brain; Neurology -- surgery; Craniotomy; Brain; Neurosurgeons
Downloads: 342
[movies]Foxgloves in medicine - Wellcome Library
After briefly outlining the work of William Withering (1741-1799) and Sir James Mackenzie (1853-1925) on the use of digitalis in the treatment of heart disease, the film describes the chemical composition and medicinal properties of the crystalline glycosides found in the leaves of the common foxglove (Digitalis purpurea), and shows how digoxin is extracted from the leaves of the white Danubian foxglove (Digitalis Lanata)...
Keywords: Medicine -- History; Heart Diseases -- drug therapy; UK; Medical sciences; Medicine -- History; Heart Diseases -- drug therapy; Medical
Downloads: 181
[movies]Thoracoplasty : Part 1 - Wellcome Library
First of two films recording a surgical thoracoplasty (the removal of ribs) to treat scoliosis. 3 segments.
Keywords: Thoracoplasty; Respiratory System; Scoliosis; Ribs -- surgery; Medical sciences; Surgery; Thoracoplasty; Respiratory System; Scoliosis; Ribs -- surgery; Surgeons
Downloads: 104
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